Whether it's customer information or a private internal matter that needs safeguarding, protecting confidentiality of sensitive data is vital. This course is designed for you to learn or refresh your understanding of the importance of workplace confidentiality.
Confidentiality of information in the workplace has never been so important. As digital storage of sensitive data becomes the norm, cyber security concerns grow and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into being (as of May 2018), confidentiality is a more pressing issue than ever.
Whether it's customer information or a private internal matter that needs safeguarding, protecting confidentiality of sensitive data is vital.
Our The Essentials of GDPR e-learning course provides an overview of what you need to know with regard to protecting customer data, but when it comes to handling sensitive matters internally, our Confidentiality in the Workplace course can teach you everything you need to be aware of.
You should take the Virtual College Confidentiality in the Workplace course if you'd like to learn about or refresh your understanding of the importance of workplace confidentiality, including the four key requirements of the Confidentiality Model.
The Confidentiality in the Workplace covers the following lesson plan:
This course is designed for anyone who handles information as part of their workload, making it suitable for people as wide-ranging as healthcare receptionists to school admission staff and from recruitment professionals to workers carrying out data input tasks.
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
After completing this course, learners will be able to download and print a Virtual College certificate, which they can keep for their records.
The Confidentiality in the Workplace course should take approximately one hour to complete, but this depends entirely on each learner's individual learning speed and ability to study the course material. Progress is automatically tracked as you go, meaning you can take as long as you need.
There are no specific entry requirements for this module.
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
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